STOW, OH – February 27, 2013 – Beginning with the inaugural season of the X-DRL, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels (Mickey Thompson) will act as the official Top Sportsman class sponsor. Based in Kerrville, Texas, the X-DRL is a premier sanctioning body for eighth-mile drag racing. Professional racing classes include Pro Junior Dragster, SuperCar Showdown, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, X-treme Pro Mod, Pro Turbo, X-treme Pro Stock, Pro Nitrous and Pro X-treme.
“As we celebrate 50 years, we want to remain true to the legacy of our company, and supporting the Top Sportsman competitors is part of that,” stated Tom Kundrik, Motorsports Manager, Mickey Thompson. “We’re looking forward to a
great season. There are going to be a lot of talented drivers participating this year for a chance to win the X-DRL Championship crown.”
The inaugural season of the X-DRL will include competition drag racing at nine of the nations most prestigious tracks in Okla., Tenn., La., Mo., Md., Texas, Ind., Ala., and N.C. beginning with the X-DRL Spring Nationals at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park, in Tulsa, Okla. For more information and a complete schedule, visit http://x-drl.com/schedules/.
About Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels
Max-Trac Tire Co., Inc., dba Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, markets racing and high-performance tires and wheels for street, strip, truck, and off-road applications. The company was founded in 1963 by racing legend Mickey Thompson and is headquartered in Stow, Ohio, USA. For more information, visit www.mickeythompsontires.com/.
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